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[Wax crayon drawing]
Wax crayon drawing by Joseph Schillinger illustrating his theories about the "Mathematical Basis of the Arts". Crayon on paper.
Sketch from Arthur Friedheim's uncompleted opera "Die Christianer" (The Christians).
[Wax crayon drawings]
Two wax crayon drawings by Joseph Schillinger illustrating his theories about the "Mathematical Basis of the Arts". Crayon on paper.
How to make music or the making of music
Typed manuscript for a speech given by Joseph Schillinger encouraging musical amateurs that it is "possible for you to compose your own music in a method so simple that any amateur will be able to understand it."
Incomplete holograph sketch of Friedheim's symphonic poem "Transitions" arranged by the composer for piano, four hands.
The Varieties of Musical Experience
Manuscript in Joseph Schillinger's hand outlining the various topics that make up the "Varieties of Musical Experience."
Charles Albert Tindley
An inspired composer, Charles Albert Tindley made masterly use of the chorus and refrain tradition of "Negro" spirituals and began writing gospel songs based on this tradition as early as 1901. (Photo Courtesy of Dr. ...
Daughter Mignon and granddaughter Jacqueline
Photograph of Arthur and Madeleine Friedheim's daughter, Mignon, with her infant daughter Jacqueline Kremer.
The Rivers Chambers Orchestra
From the end of World War II and for a period after desegregation, Pennsylvania Avenue was the major business and entertainment center for Baltimore's African American community. The Avenue was a musician's Paradise with ...